Private pay rises in October; Salary increase in the third quarter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US private sector salaries rose most sharply in eight months in October, suggesting that overall employment growth accelerated this month after Hurricane Florence weighed on restaurant and…

US consumer confidence at 18-year high; House price gains slowly

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Consumer confidence in the US rose to an 18-year high in October, driven by a robust labor market that supports expectations for strong economic growth by early…

US consumer spending solid; Income growth smallest in 15 months

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US consumer spending rose for the seventh month in a row in September, but income, with moderate wage growth, had the lowest profit in more than a…

US consumer spending rises; Income growth smallest in 15 months

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Consumer spending in the US rose for the seventh consecutive month in September, but income, with moderate wage growth, had the lowest profit in more than a…

Jobless claims in the US are rising; persistently lowest claims for over 45 years

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Unemployment benefits in the US rose last week, but the number of Americans receiving benefits dropped to more than 45 years, pointing to a worsening of labor…

Despite Trump criticism see fed policy for more rate

(Reuters) – Despite sharp criticism from US President Donald Trump for raising interest rates, hikes Federal Reserve remain politicians on the need to increase borrowing usually combines must costs further…